Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen
Save Recipe Print
Shrimp Creole
Total:
50 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
3 to 5 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
50 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
3 to 5 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Special equipment: "Old Fashioned Plantain Smasher"

Preheat oil to 350 degrees F.

Cut plantains down the middle; peel away skin and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces.

Add plantains to the hot oil and fry until golden; about 2 to 3 minutes. Do not overcook as you want the center to still be raw. Lightly salt.

Put the fried plantain through the old fashioned smasher. This will make it a cup shape.

Place the "the plantain cup" into the deep-fryer and fry again until golden brown and fully firm, about 2 to 3 minutes Drain on a paper towel lined sheet tray. Season with salt.

Yield: 3 to 5 servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ease of preparation: easy

Cook's Note

Check the doneness with a toothpick. The middle of the plantain should still feel starchy and cool.

A viewer or guest of the show, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. It has not been tested for home use.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad 00:42

This refreshing summertime salad can be made with just a few ingredients.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Baked Shrimp Scampi

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Shrimp Scampi

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Creamy Shrimp Scampi Dip

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Lemon Pasta with Roasted Shrimp

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Creole Shrimp

Recipe courtesy of Steve Manning

Creole Shrimp

Recipe courtesy of Anne Burrell

Shrimp Creole

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Shrimp Creole

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Dig In

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.